verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of crest
Related Words for crestedclimax, crest, culminate, conquer, climb, finish, cover, cap, face, exceed, complete, beat, clinch, crown, surpass, eclipse, lick, subdue, down, hurdle
Examples from the Web for crested
Contemporary Examples of crested
We buy shares when the market has crested, and sell when the market has hit bottom.Guns are Dangerous, Even When Used by Good Men
April 29, 2013
Historical Examples of crested
She turned to him with a laugh, and placed an arm about his crested neck.The Law-Breakers
No one will fail to recognize the crested Lepiota the moment he sees it.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
Our crested chambermaids and bootblacks have been a great help to me.'Charge It'
The trees in perspective seemed lower than their crested heads.The Giraffe Hunters
"Tush, boy; promise must yield to need," said the Knight of the Crested Boar.Historic Boys
Elbridge Streeter Brooks
Word Origin for crest
Word Origin for CREST
early 14c., from Old French creste "tuft, comb" (Modern French crête), from Latin crista "tuft, plume," perhaps related to word for "hair" (e.g. crinis), but it also was used for crest of a cock or a helmet. Replaced Old English hris.
late 14c., "provide with a crest," from Old French crester, from creste (see crest (n.)). Meaning "to come over the top of" is from 1832. Related: Crested; cresting.